Jan is a patent lawyer with a focus on electrical engineering, physics and mechanical engineering
Jan is an associate in our Intellectual Property group in our Hamburg office.
His work includes advising on patent prosecution, opposition, nullity, and infringement proceedings as well as the preparation of opinions on infringement and validity. His technical focus is on electrical engineering, physics and mechanical engineering.
Jan completed his training as a patent attorney at a renowned patent law firm in Cologne, the German Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Patent Court and the Regional Court of Dusseldorf.
Prior to his work in intellectual property law, Jan earned his doctorate in the field of materials science at the University of Oxford, England, after graduating from the Hamburg University of Technology, Germany with an interdisciplinary degree in materials science. Jan completed scientific projects at the University of Cambridge, England and Swansea University, Wales and has worked for several engine and aircraft manufacturers.
Jan is a member of the German Chamber of Patent Attorneys, the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) and the Association of German Engineers (VDI). He speaks fluent German and English.